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Vernon Systems Limited

Vernon Systems has more than 30 years’ experience in creating software for the museum, gallery and cultural heritage sectors. Our systems are used around the world by institutions to catalogue, manage and publish information about collections.

Vernon CMS is our flagship desktop solution with powerful search, retrieval and reporting features. eHive is our simpler, low-cost, web-based CMS.

Tel: 07949 979 976

E-mail: alex@vernonsystems.com

Kingfisher Multimedia

Kingfisher Multimedia offer virtual tours and 360 degree panoramic photography. We also supply and manufacture touch screen presentation engines, interpretation equipment and multimedia devices for museums and galleries with smaller budgets.

Tel: 07875785305

E-mail: neil@kingfishermultimedia.co.uk

Tea Social

Tea Social is a 24/7 social media company that has been delivering successful strategies since 2011. We have worked with organisations such as Bauer Media, Golin, Lyme Regis Museum, Redbubble, Office of the Children's Commissioner, and The Poly Falmouth.

We are keen to apply our experience to the heritage and arts sectors, and with a history of cultural event marketing, we have knowledge of how to build engagement with visitors and potential visitors. Our team are used to working out-of-hours to ensure peak opportunities to engage with audiences aren't missed. We have packages priced for non-profit organisations, including a discounted social media 'review and recommendations' package.

Tea Social
2 Poltisko Terrace
TR10 8PL

Tel: 07739967103

E-mail: hello@teasocial.co.uk

Twitter: @TeaSocialUK

The Arts Society

The Arts Society (formerly The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies) is a leading arts charity which works to advance decorative and fine arts education and appreciation, alongside promoting the conservation of our artistic heritage. The Arts Society opens up the world of the arts for everyone to enjoy, learn, participate in, and preserve.

With inspiring monthly lectures given by top experts in their fields, together with days of special interest, educational visits and cultural holidays, The Arts Society is a great way to learn, have fun and make new and lasting friendships.

Society and Affiliate Members can become involved in worthwhile conservation volunteering projects in churches, museums, castles and historic houses. Our Church Recorders, Young Arts, Church Trails and Heritage Volunteers offer invaluable help to many public institutions, enhancing and encouraging the appreciation and understanding of art and our artistic heritage.

The Arts Society House
8 Guilford Street

Tel: 020 7430 0730

E-mail: enquiries@theartssociety.org

Culture Force

Culture Force is a ‘one stop’ heritage shop – from project concept or idea to high quality visitor experiences – we can help develop it or deliver it all. We will work with you so it is very much your project. Culture Force consultants join forces to provide a full flexible service for cultural organisations. We are based in the World Heritage City of Bath and work across the UK.

Tel: 07968 825624

E-mail: helen@cultureforce.co.uk

CMAS - Conservation and Museums Advisory Service

Based at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre in Chippenham, the Conservation and Museums Advisory Service has a multi-disciplinary team specialising in object and archive conservation. We provide a range of services, including conservation treatments, environmental surveys and preventative conservation advice. We are a friendly team, with experience of working on large and small projects, and enjoy working with clients to find practical solutions and help prioritise resources.

Wiltshire Council
Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre
Cocklebury Road
SN15 3QN

Tel: 01249 705500

E-mail: CMAS@wiltshire.gov.uk

Sarah Cove ACR Painting Conservation & Restoration, Falmouth, Cornwall

Museum standard conservation and restoration of paintings and frames for the heritage and private sectors. Serving Cornwall, the SW region and London. Accredited by ICON. AIM Approved Collections Care Assessor for Conservation Grants. Advice on condition, treatment, storage, packing, transport, reports for exhibition, grant and insurance purposes.

Tel: 01326 373 237

E-mail: sarahcove101@gmail.com

Far Post Design

Far Post Design is a design practice with a wealth of experience reflected in the many successful projects we have completed.

We specialise in the field of interpretive, museum and exhibition design. We are able to take a project from the germ of an idea through to the first visitor walking through the door. Our experience ranges from development of grant application for the Heritage Lottery Fund through to masterplans and completed projects in museum galleries, listed buildings, visitor centres, heritage sites, country parks, treehouses and wildlife attractions both in the UK and overseas.

Far Post Design Limited, Administration, Office 8, Okehampton Business Centre, Higher Stockley Mead, EX20 1FJ

Tel: 01252 364424

E-mail: sarahc@far-post.co.uk

How to Get Listed

Being listed on the South West Fed website is a benefit of sponsorship of the South West Fed.

Sponsorship is open to any company or individual that has supplied goods or services to museums in the South West and that can provide references from two museums in the region that they have worked with in the past two years

All applications are approved by the Board to ensure that all suppliers listed are reputable. To view the benefits of sponsorship and to apply to join, please go to the get involved page.